Tag: Vince Clarke

Yazoo, with Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet, to release ‘Reconnected Live’ concert album

Yazoo, with Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet, to release ‘Reconnected Live’ concert album

The 2008 reunion tour by Yazoo — or Yaz, as the Vince Clarke/Alison Moyet group was called here in the U.S. — will be documented with a two-disc live album called ‘Reconstructed Live’ that’s due out this fall, the band announced today on its official site.

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

This week’s new releases include the ‘U2 360° at the Rose Bowl’ DVD/Blu-ray, the new single from Erasure frontman Andy Bell’s forthcoming solo album, a new Television Personalities album (‘A Memory is Better than Nothing’) and a reissue of King’s ‘Steps in Time.’

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure singer Andy Bell will show off his “his more clubby, nocturnal, disco-glam side” on ‘Non-Stop,’ his forthcoming second solo album — which features a duet with Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell.

Video: Erasure’s Andy Bell and Vince Clarke recording new album in EMI’s parking lot

Holed up in a mobile recording trailer in EMI’s London parking lot, Andy Bell and Vince Clarke of Erasure this week began offering fans short glimpses into the recording of their 14th studio album, posting a pair of videos in which they discuss their writing sessions — and Clarke’s plans to only use analog synths on the record.

Video: Watch BBC’s ‘Synth Britannia’ in full

Last month, on the eve of its airing on BBC Four, we offered up a few previews of “Synth Britannia,” the much-buzzed documentary that tracks the rise of British synthpop in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Now, particularly for those fans outside of the U.K. who couldn’t see the broadcast, we’re thrilled to be able to post the entire 90-minute program, which features appearances by Vince Clarke, Bernard Sumner, Gary Numan, Neil Tennant and Martin Gore.

Video: ‘Synth Britannia’ documentary on BBC

Tonight, those of you in the U.K. will be able to watch what looks to be a great new documentary on BBC Four: the 90-minute […]

Erasure reissuing ‘The Innocents,’ rare club mixes, ‘Abba-esque’ remix EP

Erasure reissuing ‘The Innocents,’ rare club mixes, ‘Abba-esque’ remix EP

Erasure is hopping aboard the reissue train this summer and fall, delivering a “21st anniversary” remaster of The Innocents, a CD of rare 1990 club […]